Head of UX Research and Design, Waymo
Ryan Powell leads the UX Research and Design team at Waymo, a talented group of researchers and designers taking a human-centered approach to designing the world’s first driverless ride-hailing service. Prior to joining Waymo, Ryan led teams at Google, Samsung, Xbox, and Motorola. He is especially adept at helping organizations figure out how to create simple, delightful, and differentiated experiences that appeal to consumers across a variety of global markets. His MDes is from IIT Institute of Design (ID), and he has a BS in product marketing from The Ohio State University.